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Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First New Synagogue In More Than A Century Opens In Hoboken, N.J.

Rabbi Schapiro said he’s seen a lot of development in the area.

09/16/2014

Police say a Torah similar to the one above was inside a car stolen near a synagogue in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

$30K Torah Recovered After Reported Car Theft In Brooklyn

A car and a $30,000 Torah has been recovered, three days after they were reported stolen near a synagogue in Brooklyn.

01/21/2013

Credit Linda Coppleson Facebook

Torah Scribe At Brooklyn Temple Serves As Symbol For Jewish Women Seeking Religious Equality

Sunday night is the final night of Sukkot, a Jewish holiday that is supposed to remind Jews of their ancestral escape from slavery. For many Jewish women this Sunday also signifies new progress in their pursuit of religious equality.

10/07/2012

ADL regional director Gary Jones, homeowner Barbara Cadrenel, St. Sen. Martin Looney, and St. Sen. Bob Duff at ADL's office - Hamden, CT - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Condo Association In Connecticut Reverses Ban On Religious Objects On Doors

The California Condominium Association of Stratford calls the dispute a misunderstanding, but condo owner Barbara Cadranel said Tuesday that the order to pull down the mezuzah in the first place has left her feeling violated.

04/10/2012

Stolen torah

Blame The Economy? $35,000 Torah Stolen From Upstate Synagogue

The scene of crime was Monticello’s Landfield Avenue Synagogue, where Saturday morning, the rabbi discovered something important was missing.

01/04/2012